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Brawl on Hawaii-to-LAX flight sends jet back to islands

LOS ANGELES — A flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles returned to Hawaii because of a fight between two passengers on board, it was reported Wednesday morning. The Hawaiian Airlines flight left for Los Angeles at 5:50 p.m. Pacific time Tuesday, and about two hours into the flight, a fight erupted and the captain chose to return to the airport in Honolulu, KHON-TV in Honolulu reported. Police were waiting for the plane when it arrived, the station said. Video from inside the aircraft showed at leas...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Pacific, Hawaiian Airlines, Southern California, Lax, Don, Honolulu, Los Angeles International Airport, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Southern California mountain lions face possible extinction, study finds

Hemmed in by freeways isolating them from larger populations nearby, the mountain lions of the Santa Ana and Santa Monica mountains face a moderate to near-certain chance for extinction in the coming decades unless new cats find a way into the ranges, according to a study published today in the journal Ecological Applications. Only once before have researchers recorded a mountain lion population with so little genetic diversity as these two Southern California “habitat islands.” Small population...
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LAPD civilian discipline option to be considered by City Council

LOS ANGELES — A new policy allowing police officers to chose a disciplinary panel composed of three civilian members is set to be considered Wednesday by a Los Angeles City Council committee. The City Council voted last year to have the city’s attorneys draft a proposed ordinance that would give Los Angeles police officers facing possible discipline the option of appearing before an all-civilian review board, or the current and only option of two command-level officers and a civilian. The ordina...
Tags: Politics, News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Aclu, City Council, Local News, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Wesson, Los Angeles Police Protective League, Police Commission, Herb Wesson


Weak storm hits Southern California on first day of spring

LOS ANGELES — A weak storm headed for Southern California Wednesday — the first day of spring 2019 — and was on track to arrive later than expected, and with less moisture. The storm originating in the southern gulf of Alaska should have reached Southern California Tuesday night, according to what forecasters had projected, but as of early Wednesday morning it remained parked off Northern California, said National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Bruno. “You’ll need an umbrella at some point (...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Colorado, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, Alaska, Rain, Local News, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, Northern California, Lax


Looking for inspiration? Meet the LA County judge and the homeless people who star in film about a Skid Row running club

Craig Mitchell finished his 75th marathon — this one in Morocco — at the end of January. The Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ran with some of his homeless buddies from the Skid Row Running Club, a group he formed in 2012. Over the years, the judge and selected club members have made similar international trips to run marathons in places like Ghana, Rome, and Vietnam. Those ventures are always special to Craig. But so is this weekend, closer to home. “Skid Row Marathon” is a documenta...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Morocco, Homeless, Michigan, Vietnam, Pasadena, Michael Moore, Craig, Mitchell, Santa Monica, Gabi, Mark


The Growlers will celebrate Beach Goth Halloween at the Hollywood Palladium

It’s not even officially spring yet, but Los Angeles indie rock band The Growlers are already revealing a few of the details for their annual Beach Goth Halloween, which will take place over two nights, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, at the Hollywood Palladium. Now in its eighth year, Beach Goth Halloween will continue the tradition of hosting special guests, lots of surprises, oddities, art installations and headlining sets by The Growlers each night. The band will undoubtedly be dressed up in some sort o...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, LBC, Stagecoach, Guy Fieri, Snoop Dogg, Concerts, Pomona, Hollywood Palladium, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Music + Concerts


Disney is set to swallow Fox, to become biggest studio in town, with loads of content

Scheduled to close just after midnight EDT Wednesday, The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s filmed entertainment assets makes the Burbank-based Mouse House, for years the most successful movie maker in Hollywood, by far the biggest of the five remaining major studios. “This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us — one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” Robert Iger, Disney’s chairman and CEO, said in a statement Tuesda...
Tags: Star Wars, Business, Hollywood, News, California, Disney, Georgia, Sport, Fox, Netflix, Soccer, Sony, Alvin, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Harrison Ford


After 22 horse deaths at Santa Anita, race cancellations have ‘devastated’ workers, jockeys

The home stretch and stands are empty at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2019. Extensive testing of the dirt track is under way at eerily quiet Santa Anita, where the deaths of 21 thoroughbreds in two months has forced the indefinite cancellation of horse racing and thrown the workaday world of trainers, jockeys and horses into disarray. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Animal rights activists protest the deaths of horses at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Sunday, Mar...
Tags: Business, California, Kentucky, Sport, Soccer, Arkansas, Berkeley, Major League Baseball, Arcadia, County, Southern California, Lexington KY, Anita, Stronach, Stronach Group, Los Alamitos


Del Taco announces meat-free Beyond Tacos coming to all its restaurants

Del Taco will roll out its meat-free Beyond Tacos to the entire chain in coming weeks, its leaders announced to investors Monday. Beyond Tacos are made with Beyond Meat, a plant-based alternative to beef. The Lake Forest-based chain began testing the tacos in early December at five locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties as well as a big chunk of San Diego County. Since then, a lot has happened in the plant-based protein world. –Beyond Meat began partnering with Carl’s Jr. o...
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Lawsuit aims to boot LA City Council candidate off June ballot for San Fernando Valley seat

Los Angeles City Council candidate Serena Oberstein was the target Tuesday of a lawsuit filed accusing her of being ineligible to run for the seat, which represents the northwest San Fernando Valley. A fellow candidate, West Hills resident Frank Ferry, said he filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court because he believes the city charter prevents Oberstein from being able to run for the June 4 election. Frank Ferry, candidate for Los Angeles City Council in the 12th District. cour...
Tags: News, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Ferry, City Council, Local News, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles City Council, Mitchell, City Hall, Northridge, Santa Clarita, Valley, San Fernando Valley, West Valley


A look at Mike Trout’s deal to remain an Angel through 2030

$426.5 MILLION MAN Angels superstar outfielder Mike Trout agreed to a contract to keep him with the Angels through the 2030 season. Trout was set to make $34 million for the next two seasons but could average about $35.83 million over the next 12 years. Major league money The biggest contracts in MLB history (by total value) Trout’s monster contract in perspective $426,500,000 over 12 years Trout’s career stats Sources: Major League Baseball, Baseball Reference,  
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LAPD: More homeless reported killed in L.A. last year, but increase likely from police getting more crime tips

Newly released data showed a steep increase in the number of both homeless suspects and victims of violent crime in Los Angeles, including a jump in reports of homeless people killed last year. There were 39 killings of homeless people in Los Angeles in 2018, 10 more than in 2017, according to a report presented to the city’s police commission on Tuesday. That was about one in seven of all the homicides — 259 total — in L.A. last year. The number included crimes classified as both murder and man...
Tags: News, California, Police, Theft, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Craft, Homicide, Local News, Lapd, Wilmington, Azusa, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley


House prices see tiny gains as sales continue to decline, Realtors report

House prices fell in Orange County last month, the only local market in the region to see declines, a report by the California Association of Realtors shows. But price gains remained tepid throughout Southern California, a possible sign the region’s 6 1/2-year streak of steadily increasing values could be over. The median price of an existing Orange County house fell 1.6 percent year over year in February, decreasing to $792,500 from over $805,000 in February 2018, CAR reported Tuesday, March 19...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, California Association Of Realtors, Housing Data, Jared Martin, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


This Reseda teacher just won’t let students fail

Brenda Young pretty much rocks. That was the gist of it on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District teacher they call “Ms. Y” was chosen as a national LifeChanger of the Year winner during a surprise assembly at John R. Wooden High School in Reseda. But in a way, it was no surprise that this particular award was given to this particular teacher. She’s known for motivating and inspiring her students, with a goal of reaching their full potential. “You will not fail on my time,” is her m...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, John Wooden, Los Angeles Unified School District, Reseda, National Life Group, Top Stories LADN, Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star News, Pasadena Star News SCNG, Reseda School, Brenda Young


Ah, it’s a super spring bloom in Southern California!

The heavy winter rains have rewarded hikers, lovers and photographers with stunning landscapes not seen for several years. As spring begins, from the Inland Empire to the Antelope Valley, brace yourself for color. California poppies bloom along a trial in Harford Springs Reserve in Perris on Thursday, February 28, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) A deer grazes in a green pasture along Grimes Canyon Road in Fillmore on Saturday, February 9, 2019. (Photo by Sar...
Tags: Outdoors, News, California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, Rain, Spring, Tammy, Local News, Pacific Northwest, Malibu, Southern California, San Pedro, Southwest, Lax


LAUSD parcel tax measure gets backing from L.A. City Council

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council went on record Tuesday in support of a parcel tax measure on the June ballot in hopes of generating hundreds of millions of dollars for local schools. The City Council’s resolution is non-binding and simply expresses support of the ballot measure, which the Los Angeles Unified School District board last month agreed to put before voters. Several school board members and LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner spoke to the council before the 13-0 vote in sup...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Social Security, Lausd, City Council, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Unified School District, Austin Beutner, Top Stories LADN


Jury verdict: Roundup weed killer was a major factor in man’s cancer

Bayer AG lost the first phase of a trial over claims its Roundup weed killer causes cancer and now moves to a second phase to determine liability and damages in the case of a man who sprayed the herbicide on his property for decades. The next stage will be a steeper climb: jurors will hear evidence, including damaging emails, that the company manipulated public opinion to bury health concerns and promote sales of the bestselling herbicide. After Bayer lost its first U.S. trial over Roundup, Tues...
Tags: Business, New York, California, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Monsanto, Bayer, Mary, Bayer AG, Pavlik, Monsanto Co, Hodgkin, HARDEMAN, Vince Chhabria, Top Stories LADN


LAFD drones have flown 175 incident-related missions since 2017, report says

LOS ANGELES – Since becoming one of the first major metropolitan fire departments to have a significant drone program and conducting its first aerial mission during the 2017 Skirball fire, the Los Angeles Fire Department has used the devices during at least 175 incident-related missions, according to a report set to be discussed by the Board of Fire Commissioners Tuesday. The report from LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas outlines the department’s drone program from its inception through March 5, includi...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Drones, City Council, Local News, Lapd, American Civil Liberties Union, Los Angeles Police Department, Koreatown, Los Angeles Fire Department, Ralph Terrazas, Terrazas, LAFD, Hamid Khan


Man accused in Torrance bowling alley shooting enters not guilty pleas to murder, other charges

A man accused of killing three people and injuring four others in a Torrance bowling alley shooting pleaded not guilty Tuesday during a brief court appearance. Reginald Leander Wallace, 47, of Los Angeles remained quiet during the hearing at the Torrance courthouse, as his attorneys entered not guilty pleas on his behalf to three counts of murder, four counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police allege that Wallace, whom they describe as a gang member,  op...
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9 Beyond Wonderland DJ sets to see at the San Bernardino music festival

Insomniac’s two-day dance music festival Beyond Wonderland will bring Lewis Carroll vibes to San Bernardino when it transforms NOS Events Center into a series of stages with names like Queen’s Domain, Mad Hatter’s Castle, Caterpillar’s Garden and Cheshire Woods. Musically, Beyond Wonderland, which returns March 22-23, draws from an eclectic array of dance music styles including trance, dubstep and house. The lineup includes a mix of big-name draws like Armin Van Buuren and Deadmau5 alongside up-...
Tags: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Deadmau5, Lewis Carroll, Electric, Twitch, Southern California, Cheshire, San Bernardino, Robinson, Stephanie


‘Young and the Restless’ actor Kristoff St. John’s death in Woodland Hills ruled accidental

WOODLAND HILLS — Actor Kristoff St. John, who starred in the long-running soap opera “The Young and the Restless,” died from heart disease and the effects of an accidental alcohol overdose. St. John was found dead at his home on the 23000 block of Morea Way in the Woodland Hills area about 2 p.m. Feb. 3, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. An alcohol overdose was being investigated as a possible cause of death, the LAPD said. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office listed St. John’s ...
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Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 12-year, $430 million extension, according to report

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for year, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are reportedly nearing an agreement on an extension that will pay Mike Trout $430 million over the next 12 years, keeping the best player in the game in an Angels uniform through the next decade The deal, which was first reported by ESPN, is $100 million more than the previous largest contract in sports history. That was set just last month by Bryce Harper. A...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Pujols


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 10-year, $363-million extension, according to report

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for year, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are reportedly nearing an agreement on an extension that will keep Mike Trout in an Angels uniform for the next 12 years. The extension is worth a record $363.5 million over 10 years, starting after he’s paid $70 million for the remaining two years of his current contract. The deal reportedly does not include any opt-outs, and does include a full no-trade cla...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Pujols


Mike Trout, Angels nearing agreement on 12-year, $426.5 million deal

TEMPE, Ariz. — Angels fans, who have been nervous about the future of their star player for years, can apparently rejoice today. The Angels are nearing an agreement on an extension that will pay Mike Trout $426.5 million over the next 12 years, according to a source. Trout is set to make $66.5 million over the next two years, the final two of his current contract, and the extension adds 10 years at $360 million. The deal does not include any opt-outs, and does include a full no-trade clause. The...
Tags: London, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Mlb, Espn, East Coast, Harper, Los-angeles-angels, Hamilton, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout


The band Foals returns for LA show with new album after taking yearlong break

For roughly four years, from the 2013 release of “Holy Fire” well past the 2015 album “What Went Down,” the English indie rock band Foals toured almost non-stop, drummer Jack Bevan says, leaving he and his bandmates worn to the bone by the time they left the road for home as 2016 came to a close. “We were really exhausted,” Bevan says by phone from a car on a motorway somewhere between Cologne and Dusseldorf in Germany. “I think we felt physically exhausted and kind of creatively exhausted as we...
Tags: La, Germany, Los Angeles, Sport, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Coachella, Donald Trump, Concerts, Shrine Expo Hall, Jimmy Smith, Hollywood Palladium


The Egg House pop-up has arrived in L.A., and it’s ready to crack you up

Your parents told you not to play with your food, but at Egg House having fun is encouraged. Biubiu Xu’s immersive art installation Egg House – which we warned you was coming – originated in New York, traveled to Shanghai and now has rolled into Los Angeles. Opening March 20, Egg House features 12 egg-themed scenes inspired by iconic Southern California life, including a pink and blue basketball court honoring the Staples Center, a Santa Monica beach with a sea of “eggs” and a tiny room with eve...
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Man shot to death on Whittier Boulevard in East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES — A man was shot and killed in East Los Angeles Tuesday morning. Deputies responded about 12:40 a.m. to a call of a gunshot victim on the 6100 block of Whittier Boulevard and located a man between 25 and 30 years old suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Koerner said. A description of the suspect or vehicle was not immediately available, and it was unc...
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Disneyland’s $199 peak daily ticket has been topped: Which park is most expensive now?

How much is too much to pay for a day at a theme park? Is $200 too much? Disneyland in January raised its top one-day ticket price to $199, for a Park Hopper ticket that gets you into both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on the same day. On the East Coast, Walt Disney World last week raised its top one-day ticket price to $219, which buys you admission into all four of Disney World’s theme parks for one day during its busiest week of the year, at Christmas. Sign up for our Park Life ...
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Palmdale Pizza Hut robbed at gunpoint

PALMDALE — A pizza restaurant in Palmdale was robbed at gunpoint, and authorities searched Tuesday for the thieves. Just before midnight Monday, two men, one armed with a gun, walked into the Pizza Hut in the 200 block of East Palmdale Boulevard and demanded money from an employee, according to Lt. Steve DeJong of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Palmdale Station. The men got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and were last seen leaving the area in a dark gray SUV, DeJong said. Sheriff’s de...
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California news agencies join forces to obtain previously secret records from hundreds of police agencies

One Los Angeles police officer had sex with a drug addict he met on foot patrol. A San Diego County sheriff’s deputy was linked to a Mexican drug cartel. That same deputy sold erectile dysfunction pills illegally to a colleague in a jail parking lot. A Brea police sergeant hawked official shoulder patches he took from the department for $95 apiece. Such misconduct, once secret under four decades of police confidentiality statutes, now must disclosed under a new transparency law targeting police ...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Government, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Orange County, Smith, Berkeley, San Diego County, Public Safety, Cruz, Anaheim